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September 2011

Care4Kids app puts vital health data in your hand

Akron Children's Hospital recently launched its first mobile app, Care4Kids. Developed especially for parents, Care4Kids is available for the iPhone and Android. In addition to general health and hospital information, parents can store their family's medical history, insurance and provider information, emergency contacts and more. Download Care4Kids

NorthCoast 99 names Akron Children's one of the best places to work

For the fifth time, Akron Children's Hospital was named one of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio by the Employers Resource Council. The NorthCoast 99 award recognizes organizations for their ability to maintain great workplaces that support the attraction, retention and motivation of top performers. Learn more

Hyundai gives $100,000 to cancer program

In recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Hyundai Hope on Wheels and the Northern Ohio Hyundai dealers awarded Akron Children’s Hospital a $100,000 Hope Grant to support Akron Children’s Childhood Cancer Survivor Transition Clinic. The grant was presented during a check presentation and hand print ceremony on Sept. 20. Read more

Research to transform patients' experiences

Akron Children’s Center for Patient Experience Innovation is a design-led research initiative that aims to positively transform every aspect of the pediatric patient and family experience.  Stefan Agamanolis, PhD, director of the Center for Patient Experience Innovation, spoke to WKSU about the program. Listen to the story

Akron Children's Hospital
Calendar of Events
Brother Trouble concert

Friday, Oct. 14
8 p.m.
Proceeds benefit the Summer Pediatric Research Scholarship Program

Extra Life 24-hour Video Game Marathon

Saturday, Oct. 15
8 a.m.
Proceeds benefit Children's Miracle Network

Miracles and Promises Radiothon raises more than $155,000

Listeners tuned in to support Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley's Miracles and Promises Radiothon this past weekend. The third annual radiothon raised more than $155,000 for patient care programs and services. Thanks to the donors, sponsors, volunteers and staff who made this possible. Learn more

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